It all started when my parents asked my younger sister and me if we would rather do a summer trip to Disney World or on a llama-packing trip. Without hesitation, my sister and I responded that we preferred the latter. That summer was the first of many llama trips that became an annual tradition. When […]
Have you wondered who decides what makes it into the newspaper? Who influences the news within a country? How is it influenced from outside of a country? Daniel Naftel’s honors thesis investigated whether public statements by Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev influenced how the Berlin Crisis of 1958-1961 was covered in the United States media. Daniel […]
Have you ever thought about having a clone? What if your clone lived a life different from yours? What if you witnessed your clone’s death and are now living as your dead doppelganger? If you are up for the challenge, then you are in the same boat as Sarah Manning, the main character from Orphan […]
Somewhere around 60 years ago, Bill Bollendonk packed up from New York and came to Colorado to study here at CU. His first night at the university was spent sleeping on a pool table; his room wasn’t ready yet. Needless to say, things were very different when my grandfather attended this university! Not all things […]
Jesse Nestler graduated from CU in May 2016 with a double major in Geography and Environmental Engineering. He completed an honors thesis in Geography using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to analyze the local scale sustainability of trails in the Maroon Bells – Snowmass Wilderness (check out his thesis here). He presented his thesis research at […]
CU student Ian Smith is a member of the Honors Writing Club. The Writing Club discusses, writes, and goes on writerly excursions to readings, plays, and other inspirational outings. The Writing Club is full for 2016, and will open to new members in 2017! Warren Lewis once described his literary group, The Inklings, (of which J.R.R […]
Meghan Dulsky is a senior Norlin Scholar at CU Boulder and is majoring in Classics, with a minor in Italian and a minor in Technology, Arts, and Media. Meghan has been involved with the Honors Program for the majority of her career at CU Boulder, which has encompassed enrolling in honors courses and working on […]
David Coons’ photo-essay “Mister Mistress” appears in the 2016 volume of the University of Colorado Honors Journal. Artist’s Statement: “Mister Mistress” is a fictional narrative photo-essay, presented through a self-portrait. This single portrait is the internal narrative of a transgendered individual, someone who was born as a man, but identifies as a woman. Content and […]
Kelsey Ruggaard’s print “I Scream, You Scream” is featured in the 2016 volume of the University of Colorado Honors Journal. Artist’s Statement: This print makes light of a tragic moment in history. By using bright fun colors, whimsical imagery and a pun for a title, I Scream, You Scream is a humorous take on […]
As the 2015-16 school year comes to an end, the Honors Student Advisory wants to remind you that it is never too early to start planning for next year. In the fall of 2016, we are launching the Honors Scholars Program! The Honors Scholars Program is a great way to open up a variety of […]
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